Contributed by elghato:
Motown Records is celebrating it’s 45th anniversary with the Motown 45 special, taking place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on April 4th. Scheduled presenters and performers include Michael McDonald, Kelly Rowland of Destiny’s Child, Backstreet Boys, Vanessa Williams, Smokey Robinson, Gladys Knight, Nick Lachey, Brian McKnight, the Four Tops, Wayne Brady, Boyz II Men, the Commodores, Macy Gray, Joss Stone, Gerald Levert, and more. A portion of the proceeds will be directed to the United Negro College Fund. Motown 45, hosted by Lionel Richie and Cedric the Entertainer, will air on TV in May.